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FOX Business
Apr 2, 2013 3:00pm EDT
they sold, one of the reason ford is well. what about the partner, gm, sort of a partner, look at the gm stock. ford did better today than they thought. gm did worse with the stock off at the outset, but it came back. this is why you think about the gm stock. disappoints for gm. the laggards in today's sales, volt down this month after a lot of positive months, liz, down 35%. corvette and malibu both down. new corvette comes out, coulding the for some, but the malibu should be selling. sonic down 16%. a lot riding on that small car, but gm, that stock, if we looked at it, it is got a lot of room to run. the government slowly getting out. they got divested about a half billion dollars in february, so maybe there's room in that stock. don't forget about the rest of the auto makers, though, look at this. porsche, 41% increase this month, best ever first quarter for porsche. audi as well. suburu, vw, all positive sales months. no bad news in the auto industry now other than the stock maybe. liz: honda and toyota stock down. look at tesla -- jeff, thanks. >> love it. liz: they are expe
CNN
Apr 9, 2013 1:00am PDT
motors is responsible for 17,000 workers at five plants in south korea, asked by cnbc recently if gm might move production or make other contingencies if things get worse -- >> you have to think about where you have the continuity of supply and safety of your assets and your employees. so, it's a concern to everybody. >> reporter: contacted by cnn, a spokesman for gm declined to say what contingencies are making. she told us what american companies did then. >> companies wanted to make sure they had latest e-mails of all of their employees, latest addresses of where everyone lived and then starting looking at supply chain. >> reporter: some americans were evacuated to japan then. most analysts don't think they will happen now. but gm and other american companies have a lot to lose if tension escalates or conflict breaks out between north korea and south korea. according to the u.s./south korea business council at least 50 american companies either have a presence in south korea or business interests there, there was about $100 billion in two-way trade between the u.s. and south korea
CNBC
Apr 2, 2013 4:00pm EDT
auto company like gm or ford? we'll take a look at the autos company. and later, tuition discount coupons. buy two, get one class free? market forces may finally be starting to bring hefty college expenses lower. the story, coming your way. stay with us. she's always been able to brighten your day. it's just her way. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasti
CNN
Apr 8, 2013 11:00pm PDT
responsible of five plants in south korea. asked by cnbc recently if gm might move productions if tensions on the peninsula get worse -- >> you have to start to think about where you have the continuity, supply, and safety of your assets and your employees. so, it's a concern to, i think, everybody. >> reporter: contacted by cnn, a spokesman for gm declined to say what specific contingency plans the company is making. tammie overbay, head of the u.s. korea business council, was there when north korea, under kim jong-un's grandfather, threatened war with the u.s. and south korea. she told us what american companies did then. >> companies wanted to make sure that they had latest e-mails of all their employees, latest addresses of where everyone lived, and then started looking at supply chains. >> reporter: experts say some americans were evacuated to japan then. most analysts don't think that will happen now, but gm and many other american companies have a lot to lose if tensions escalate or if conflict breaks out between north and south korea. at its five plants in south korea, two of them
CBS
Apr 16, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. >>> outside, gm rolled out its latest electric vehicle, called the spark ev. inside, it opened its doors at the whitemarsh plant that makes the sparks go. >> today commemorates the fact that we are making these motors here on u.s. soil. and we're the first domestic automaker to do so. >> reporter: a two-part electric motor, made up of copper wires and a spinning magnet. >> electric motors have to be smooth and quiet and powerful and reliable. >> you're welcome to take video, showing the different stages of this. >> reporter: it's a far cry from the old gm assembly plant that closed years ago. high-tech machinery and robots now mesh with people that build the motors. >> insert. with the second slat 1. >> this joins a much larger transmission facility door. but the product represents a gamble by gm. sales are beginning to rev up. a big change from pushing gas guzzlers in the past. >> how nice is it to be an automobile company and be for fuel economy, rather than opposing it. >> reporter: if this plan is catching the wave of the future, automakers hope its brings back some of the past
CBS
Apr 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
legislation is so unopen to yunts problem. -- united states -- >>> the treasure department has sold gm stock and they have recovered much of the bailout. and that means taxpayers are still owed $19 billion. >>> the 14% drop in pc sales is the largest drop in 20 years. they are blaming windows eight and the company says the public isn't rushing to adopt it because it looks and runs differently. >>> checking in with bill for weather now. >> numbers into the mid-80s and 82 in concord and it is warm outside. warmer than yesterday but not as warm tomorrow. and let's look at the current condition, 82 in santa rosa and we are getting a sea front. and the winds are beginning to go on shore and the there is a weather system to the north moving in. you can see it cleary, this is a front coming in and as it comes in and down the coast it is going to cool things off by a solid ten degrees. 85 in santa rosa and temperature there tomorrow is down, 73. and 73 in san francisco and 64 tomorrow. today is the warmest day of the week. and temperatures will not be that much below average just cooler. overn
SFGTV2
Apr 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. also the gm was there to see the conditions of the courts, and all can confirm that they're in need of immediate repairs. the project budget as i said is $416,000. the source of funding is from the commissioner's reserve itself of the open space. i will be happy to answer any questions that you have. >> we do have public comment. we have lena. is it liz? cacost? antoinette and vanessa. >> i am [inaudible] improvement association who thoroughly endorses the improvements and this is a much used space. there are kids there all the time and it really needs to kept in condition so it's not a trip hazard for people and i urge approve this. thank you. >> thank you very much. >> next speaker. >> [inaudible] >> thank you. i am liz cacost and in support of the resurfacing of the courts at youngblood coleman. this is part of a larger initiative for the youngblood coleman initiative which is a collaboration between community based organizations b magic sf arts everywhere, butcher town association, recs and park and we have been involved in reinvesting and reactivating coleman park in the last y
KICU
Apr 8, 2013 4:00am PDT
'measurable' after this year. general motors is considering a move out of south korea. gm's chief executive dan akerson tells cnbc if political tensions between north and south korea escalate, the company could move workers and production out of the country. gm has about 17 thousand employees in the eastern nation. akerson also noted that any problems in south korea would affect the entire auto industry. need a taxi? there's an app for that.in fact, there are roughly a dozen of them--in london alone. our cover story looks at "e- hailing" as it's called-- spreading to cities where gps, smartphones and stranded passengers are providing the next opportunity for mobile money making. hailing a cab is probably the most obvious business application of gps technology with smartphones. there are several of them. but hailo--an app launched a year and a half ago, is now in six cities with plans to more than double that by the end of this year. "it's growing like a weed. we have 37% of cabs in chicago-- thousands of jobs and we just launched lhere in november of last year." it works this way--- custome
FOX
Apr 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
is so unopen to yunts problem. -- united states -- >>> the treasure department has sold gm stock and they have recovered much of the bailout. and that means taxpayers are still owed $19 billion. >>> the 14% drop in pc sales is the largest drop in 20 years. they are blaming windows eight and the company says the public isn't rushing to adopt it because it looks and runs differently. >>> checking in with bill for weather now. >> numbers into the mid-80s and 82 in concord and it is warm outside. warmer than yesterday, but not as warm tomorrow. and let's look at the current condition, 82 in santa rosa and we are getting a sea front. and the winds are beginning to go on shore and the there is a weather system to the north moving in. you can see it cleary, this is a front coming in and as it comes in and down the coast it is going to cool things off by a solid ten degrees. 85 in santa rosa and temperature there tomorrow is down, 73. and 73 in san francisco and 64 tomorrow. today is the warmest day of the week. and temperatures will not be that much below average, just cooler. overnight low
KICU
Apr 16, 2013 4:00am PDT
% yesterday. typically competitors, ford and gm are working together to develop 9- and 10-speed transmissions. the new transmissions would be used in a variety of vehicles and have a goal of improving fuel efficiency. according to gm's vice president, engineering teams are already starting initial design work on the new gear box. microsoft is reportedly developing a smart watch. suppliers in asia have been asked to ship necessary components, but that does not necessarily mean microsoft will proceed with the project. this latest report comes amid rumours that apple, google, samsung and lg are also in the race to develop a smart watch. airports are rich with pennies and more from your pocket. in its annual survey of loose change, the tsa counts more than a half-million dollars was left behind at airport security checkpoints. as dictated by congress, the abandoned cash will be spent on civil aviation security. still to come, find out why banks are rolling in dough. but first, bill moller joins us with a taxing hangover. what you need to know about next year's taxes is coming up after the break.
FOX Business
Apr 9, 2013 11:00pm EDT
point exactly. they didn't gifford bailout money. gm, chrysler got it. look, other cities and states, neil, that paid for, if you will, via tax credits and tax breaks, business, from gm and chrysler. those cities and states got screwed over as well in the process because gm and chrysler, never delivered on those promises either to poor cities and states that didn't get jobs or revenue. the government should get out of the business completely and let free markets decide it. neil: todd, you know very well, and ford's ceo was here many times he was for the bailout with his colleagues because if they had not got enit and it would have hurt the entire industry. what do you think of that? >> maybe neil, maybe not. on the bileout it was important for president obama to have the government come in to bail out gm and chrysler. i think they both would be restructured out government financing. what that did it helped out one of the president obama's largest campaign contributors, the united auto workers. they gave them him 40 million in campaign contributions. the president turned around
CBS
Apr 10, 2013 5:30pm PDT
what they get. >> this is the first perm fop >>> the automaker gm is back on the facebook site. they have been introducing new tools and it could be a sign their tools are working. >>> yahoo and apple are looking at ways yahoo services could play a role on the ipad and they are exploring new things for more news and sports preloaded. >>> on wall street both hit all times highs, the dow added 128 points. >>> a florida couple is arrested after kidnapping their two sons and taking them to cuba. the four were handed over after being spotted on a sail boat. >>> a chance to hit it big the new lottery game that is in california the drawing taken tonight and the record it set for the first day. >> and adult behavior in children's movies and why it could have real-life consequences. >>> a group of fossilized embryos has researches excited and they are from a long neck dinosaur and there may be clues how they developed from the stages in the eggs and they are the same age as the oldest ones found in south afriaca. >>> researchers have foubd found a way to make mouse brains transparent and it w
KRON
Apr 26, 2013 11:00pm PDT
houston taken 12th overall hayden held up jersey #25 as he posed with gm reggie mckenzie hayden is some story.he nearly died following a freak football injury during prcticethe main vain in his heart was torn after he took a knee to the chest yet hayden recoveredand was one of the fastest players at the combine.and the raiders first round pick a very special basketball game tonight. the warriors are up three games to one. and how we start the second round. giants and san diego, tim lincecum. with help from angel pagan. lincecum only give up a couple of rounds. adam jones to go to the a's tonight. and in support of a younger pitcher. joshed advances with a single. to put the orioles on the board. and 3-2. the a's had a tough time. against the houston astros. however, with the san francisco six- foot four, 280 lbs.. the third . date to of the draft, that was willie brown. and that they chose the name. with the offensive tackle, getting a linebacker out of connecticut. hayden from houston. patroled overall. saying that he is the inspirational, to the blast. he took a kneecap to the chest.
ABC
Apr 30, 2013 6:00pm EDT
hearing is set for may 8. the redskins' former gm? he said the redskins will give back to the super bowl next season. what do you think about what bobbi said? >> that is bobbi. he would say that about me. but i'm not going to do what bobbi would say. we are going to win this super bowl this year. and i go, why are you saying that? i'm not going to do that to coach shanahan. >> so they are going back to the super bowl. i'm just kidding, joe. tebow was cut by the jets yesterday. the omaha beach said they want him to pay for them -- played for them and a booklet -- and they will pay him $75 per game. for them and a booklet -- and tim -- you're mulch-flippingme. again, aren't you? hey scott -- yeah, it fades after awhile, so... it fades because it's inferior mulch, man. look...nature scapes is scotts best mulch -- they guarantee it to hold its color for a full year. wow. i figured you just did your mulch flipping at night. scoooott, movie's starting. oh, there are better ways to spend an evening, lad... coming honey! hey -- what moviv? [ door closes ] get scotts nature scapes mulch. it'
CNBC
Apr 2, 2013 1:00pm EDT
it interesting that the two stocks that you like best out of the group are ford and also gm, and a couple years ago, that probably wouldn't be the case, but you maintain this is a very different detroit, making much more competitive products than we're used to in the past. >> yeah, you know, i've been covering this sector for about six years, in the car lineup, small cars and mid size, it's just night and day how much better the product is there. you may recall a few years ago when the new generation, gm was selling those for about 7500 more. i think you'll see that with the chevy impala that just started production yesterday. the pricing will go up, and that's very good news for gm. >> certainly. people just aren't giving the new detroit i think a fair shake. if you look at the financials, this is reasons to be scared off by it, underfunded pension in europe, of course, but they make most of their money in the u.s., and in gm's case, in china, too. those markets have room to grow. >> what don't you like. >> just in the dealer space, maybe as momentum investor, people might conside
CNBC
Apr 10, 2013 9:00am EDT
open of the show. >> right. >> gm returning to facebook with the testing of the mobile program. facebook, interesting article in "vanity fair." one of the great business workers talking about the transformation taken at facebook that we tend not to focus on as much. what an advertising they know and about all of the different people and how are they spending rnd? >> it is an underrated company at this point. if you remember, you were sitting over here, david when gm was pulling away from facebook. that was part of the ipo botching. maybe -- whether it be a domino ceo or soft good it is. >> how's digital media. mcstorm ak spice is putting a lot of mono are money, maybe they're doing facebook. there we go. >> we have a new record. >> there's an all-time high and you get that nice little animation. >> wow! >> it's taken a bit longer than the all-time closing and the intraday highs and the s&p finally catching up and, jim, it's barely doing it, but it says a lot about where we've been and where we've come to. >> you know, it really does. the dow obviously underperforming last year.
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 6:00pm EDT
have the seven- ill have the seven-day coming up. >>> the new electric motor for the gm spark will be produced right there. it's the automaker's first lit yum battery -- lithium battery car. the plant received an upgrade to produce. >> we've got the capacity to go quite a bit further, but even with that, when we were building the building, we were talking 100, 150 workers at any one time. >> chevy will premiere the spark in 2014. >>> being a man means respecting women has much as you respect -- as much as you respect today. a call to men is a national violence prevention practice. today they teamed up with verizon to teach coaches how to mold their players into outstanding young men. they're targeting coaches because of the immense influence they have on young boys. >> it's important what that coach pours into the young man. they will hang on to that. they will rally around it and it will carry throughout life. >> here's an example of the things they talked about today. telling a player for throwing like a girl is one way they show disrespect. >>> joe flacco is honoring the life of a
PBS
Apr 2, 2013 6:30pm PDT
last month. gm and ford both posting double-digit gains. and pickup trucks were also solid. sales improving due to the improving housing market. a couple of things stand out about march sales. first of all, look at what happened with the luxury auto brands. all up substantially. in fact, outpacing the industry as a whole. cadillac leading the way with a gain of 49.5% in large part due to the demand for the new entry level cadillac ats. and also take a look at electric vehicles. the tesla model s, which sells for well above what the chevy volt and nissan leaf sell for, it outsold the volt and the leaf in the first quarter. electric vehicles still a very small percentage of the overall market. but so far this year, tesla's model s has been outselling the leaf and the volt. and shares of tesla surging to a new all-time high today. bottom line, with march auto sales, the auto industry is posting its strongest sales since the beginning of 2007. in chicago, phil lebeau, nightly business report. >> here to tell us whether the flashy new cars will keep consumers coming back to the showroo
CNN
Apr 8, 2013 2:00pm PDT
korea. asked by cnbc recently if gm might move productions if tensions on the peninsula get worse -- >> you have to start to think about where you have the continuity, supply, and safety of your assets and your employees. so, it's a concern to, i think, everybody. >> reporter: contacted by cnn, a spokesman for gm declined to say what specific contingency plans the company is making. tammie overbay, head of the u.s. korea business council, was there when north korea, under kim jong-un's grandfather, threatened war with the u.s. and south korea. she told us what american companies did then. >> companies wanted to make sure that they had latest e-mails of all their employees, latest addresses of where everyone lived, and then started looking at supply chains. >> reporter: experts say some americans were evacuated to japan then. most analysts don't think that will happen now, but gm and many other american companies have a lot to lose if tensions escalate or if conflict breaks out between north and south korea. at its five plants in south korea, two of them just outside seoul, gm prod
FOX Business
Apr 2, 2013 1:00pm EDT
month for everybody. gm, ford and chrysler are all up. take a look specifically of close and personal at trucks. that is a driver of the economy. if we take a look at trucks, specifically, the ram pickup of 25%. you are up 60%. silverado is also. this says positive things about the economy. >> it does. the economy is on the rise. the market is starting to come back. jeff: you have a lot of competition. they are coming at you. >> 35 straight years of being number one in the truck market. ram and chevy on our tails. jeff: i want to show you the stocks. really have not seen a great appreciation and ford or gm stock despite the success of these automakers. you want to get on board before we start to see the appreciation. these guys are making a ton of dough. melissa: interesting. lori: was that a stock tip? melissa: it seems like it. the capital steps and olympia. residence dancing. washington state began opposing a tax on dance venues. now, if provision to repeal the tax it could cost more than $880,000. did they make a movie about that? melissa: i think they did. it is not that much mon
CNBC
Apr 29, 2013 3:00pm EDT
. >> there's a trend for the other one as well. same thing. >> there's a trend for gm, too. gm is my other one, too big to fail, we're watching. they both report on thursday, by the way. gm actually has not -- has fared fairly well. they're not looking to fare that well this quarter. compared to last year when they made about 93 cents in the first quarter, they're looking to make about 54 cents a share. they have not paid back the u.s. government yet. they still -- the u.s. government owns about 255 million shares. which if they sold them today they'd only get about half that money back. so it has to be at 75 for the government to break even. >> wouldn't you know, it's time to go to rick santelli, then. what do you make of today's market action? this rally just doesn't want to stop here. bonds are kind of sitting there. >> hey, the rally doesn't want to stop, the fed doesn't want to stop, the ecb wants to jump in and the bank of japan is playing the tune. yes, i think it continues. i heard somebody mention rynot rogueoff. so fascinating. they get a couple details wrong and everybody who do
CNBC
Apr 15, 2013 11:00pm EDT
-yah, jim. >> boo-yah. >> caller: my call today is about the new agreement between ford and gm to create a new transition system that creates better gas mileage and i'm wondering if that might be the impetus to push forward past companies like tesla or others that don't create as many cars or employ as many people, and maybe i don't understand the fundamentals about that. >> well, it is a little theoretic theoretical, because westport has one, and tesla has a short squeeze going on, and i have been trying to get my arms around tesla, but i would not own ford or gm off of that and we care more about europe when it comes the ford and gm. michael? >> caller: hey, jim. >> hi, michael. >> caller: with the home builder confidence what is going on with the k.b. homes? >> well, there was a long analysis come out with stewart and le nar being a very big home builder and nationwide presence and what he said was that the smaller builders are part of that and the smaller builders have been squeezed out, so don't read too much into it. i thought that the housing stocks were overly hit today an
FOX Business
Apr 4, 2013 11:00pm EDT
other ceos saying besides and you gm's ceo, saying gm may pull -- scale back their south korea operations near the border. what do you hear from other ceos >> i'm not hearing much about them changing their business plans. i'm not hearing were. liz: what are you hearing? >> same thing we're talking about. he is irresponsible. is he trying to get attention. liz: does -- does he' u.s. to start talking about doing something for him again, the people in north korea are starving. i was there three years ago, with a small group, of business executives, the place is you know, like no place you have seen. like stepping back in time. liz: what struck you? >> the emptiness. just plain emptiness. every place you went, you do not see many people, we visited a number of factories, and met with a number of leading bureaucrats. the plan was we go over and talk with them to see if they would give up their nuke program. they would get foreign investments. we did not make headway. liz: so, do you think that ceos are more worried that there is -- that a sense in this business about north korea now
CNBC
Apr 27, 2013 4:00am EDT
same day. they will do the same to gm, the stock has been acting pretty darn well after that quarter. it seems to be working its way higher. i wonder if gm doesn't surprise the upside or offers you enough secondhand hope that it's worth owning. sure, it is cheap, warming up to it. one of our favorite takeout candidates is bull maker atk, the defense companies and gun-related stocks have all delivered excellent numbers. by the way, we did isolate cabella's and said that was better than dick's. a lot of people on twitter say, do you like dick's? we will also hear from linked-in. it's a company i was asked about yesterday at villanova. i have to tell you you, this has been a real standout. i think it's that premium model, some of it is paid, some is free in advertising support. linked-in surprised the upside so consistently, i actually am amazed. i was really into the money with call options, out several months, play that quarter of linked-in. finally the week finishes off with the nonfarm payroll report, which if you remember was pretty darn weak the last time around. judging by all th
PBS
Apr 16, 2013 4:30pm PDT
, ford had a small presence in china. while its rival led the market, gm, thanks to chinese buyers loving buicks. they began investing in china and now they generate 11% of ford's global sales with "the focus" leading the way. >> they have the focus being announced as the number one selling vehicle in the world and the number one selling vehicle in china. what a proof point about the ford strategy. >> while ford is surging in china. it is still barely a blip in the rear view mirror the marke leaders. >> the dominant players here are of course volkswagen, and hyundai is a story as well in terms of how well they have done. so ford is still behind but coming on strong. >> the running hot in the world's hottest auto market. where buyers are embracing the blue oval. >> in many ways china is 50 to 60 years behind us in that they have a lar growing middle class in their country and it is a sweet spot for companies like ford and general motors. >> they will turn in their bicycles for cars. >> yes, ma'am, they are. and a lot of them. >> our series from china starts tomorrow. >> from expansi
PBS
Apr 7, 2013 4:00pm PDT
actually sold more cars in the first quarter of the year than gm sold of the volt or nissan sold of the leaf. that is amazing. tesla, this past weekend, announced they would stop or they would not make the cheapest version of the model s car that they planned to make when it would be $60,000. they decided not to do it because 4% of the people placing orders for the model s actually wanted the cheap one. they wanted the more expensive one. they have turned into the northern california status symbol of choice. it is a weird market to figure out. >> maybe a turn around. you think that financing option they have will make a difference? >> actually, no, i don't. you still have to pay a lot per month. some people on the fence may go for it. >> that is why wall street wasn't very happy. david, thanks. >>> next, actor and san francisco native danny glover, executive producer of "the house i live in" coming to pbs. it is a look at the so-called war on drugs. it won the grand jury prize at the sundance festival. he spoke with kqed's joshua johnson. first a clip from "the house i live in." >> it's
MSNBC
Apr 20, 2013 2:30am PDT
. >> reporter: james maderas is forum's gm. before anyone could understand the source of the explosion a second blom bomb blew up directly in front of the restaurant. second explosion happens. what's the first thing you remember? >> i was looking out and there's a mailbox right there and i was looking at the mailbox when it blew up. so i saw the actual -- just the orange fire. just it looked like a huge like firecracker, like an m-80 or something. and you just see it, it blossoms. as loud as the first one was, the second one i don't ever recall hearing it, to be honest with you. i just remember my mouth was full of grit. like all of a sudden for some reason like dirt or dust or something. my mouth was gritty and dirty. you're like oh, my god, is this really happening. and just people are falling. there's glass everywhere. so i was just worried about people falling on the glass. and everybody's running toward the back and people are diving behind couches. and it was just the most anarchic scene i've ever seen. it was just chaos. it was crazy. >> reporter: heather gilbo was also bartendi
NBC
Apr 2, 2013 5:30pm PDT
in march the best in six years. ford, chrysler, toyota, gm, and nissan, all reporting strong sales. truck and suv sales especially strong. cnbc's phil lebeau. >> this is not something where the automakers are goosing the market with outrageous incentives. this is people coming into showrooms and saying i need a new car or truck and this is the time to buy. >> reporter: the average car on the road today is more than 11 years old. something else helping the economy, gas prices down 30 cents from a year ago. and while many areas of the country are still struggling with real estate foreclosures, and decreased home equity, the overall housing market seems to be recovering. existing home sales now at their highest pace since 2006. among the cities showing the most improvement, denver. >> in this neighborhood i would expect properties to go under contract within a week. >> reporter: where ty docken is a realtor working one of the hottest areas of the city. >> buyers need to be ready to jump on a property when they find it. if they think about it, that property will be gone. sellers need t
CW
Apr 9, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. the former gm of sanitary district. >> first three counts deal with misappropriation of public funds and embezzlement by a public employee of funds. >> the other charges include money laundering and there's a warrant out for richard's arrest. authorities say they do not know where he is and court papers say he is missing. the former g.m. got a $350,000 loan from his employer for housing. it was supposed to be paid back at 3.1% interest. richards used the money to pay bills and student loans, took out money while on a european vacation and got cashier's checks payable to himself. >> that's a misuse of public funds, and public funds, particularly these days, need to be watched and marshaled and very carefully. >> in late june of 2012, richards didn't show up for work. in july, he sent an e-mail saying he was resigning. employees feel betrayed by richards and one told us over the phone, they feel tarnished and dirty. >> embezzlement and fraud in the public agency workplace. it's fairly common in california. >> frank edgar is a president. the initial deal with richards was made bef
SFGTV
Apr 5, 2013 3:30am PDT
don't meet our needs and whims. i worked for rec and park and after school funds and under gm burns and robinson and i was told as an employee we're there to serve the public. our petty disagreements with somebody doesn't quiz qualify them from participating in this. >> >> and it's like me getting an argument and you can't come to my park. sometimes we can disagree and have intelligent conversations. we don't have to take it out on the kids. give me 10 more seconds. i came here to head off. we talked at supervisor chu's office and come here and go in peace and try to make something happen here. that's what i am here for. i would love to entertain a discussion with the commissioners to come to a resolution to this problem. put the kids first. >> thank you. >> richard fong. >> i don't want to get in the way of all of you and your appetite getting close to the dinner hour, but i just wanted to make more comments about animal control welfare. they're dealing with the issue of licensing, dog walkers, and when there was bob palaceo as commissioner and [inaudible] was here, the acting supe
SFGTV
Apr 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
joyful place to be. i would like to thank the commissioner that came out with us on march 1 and our gm that came and met with us. we're trying to roll and do this and if you guys can really find it. i know things are rough here in california but we can do this. we have done many more things and bring smiles back to the families in that area. thanks. >> thank you. >> would you like to comment? you're okay. thank you. >> my name is ed steveer. i'm a new resident. my home adjoins -- we're practically neighbors. i am right next door to the parks and rec and those unfamiliar with youngblood coleman. this park was founded by dianne feinstein on the death of two young boys. wasn't gang related. it was an accident because they had no place to play and if no funding is received for the courts, to maintain the trees their deaths and efforts would have gone in vain. i also want to make note that this park is located in a buffer zone between the industrial area and bay view and the residents, and it's the only park to those residents on the hill that provides clean and fresh air, so maintaining th
PBS
Apr 22, 2013 6:30pm PDT
cars. >> china has not been a boom for every carmaker. gm's troubled the brand has been trying to get in on the action. with just 5000 vehicles sold a year, it has been a loss-making adventure. >> computer games has -- have changed dramatically with a whole online world opening up to users as well as a thriving mobile game sector. >> it is given a lot of smaller editors the chance to shake up the market. we are getting a close-up look at the industry. it opens on tuesday. >> [indiscernible] >> if he did not catch that, it was a made-up language. it is a game that is not available on dvd anymore. now they only produce a downloadable online version. the basic version is free, but to make progress, players have to buy special weapons or horses. >> there are players who invest one or two euros a month. others who do not pay anything at all and some the put in over 100 euros per month. that is how they earn their money. they have around 300 million subscribers worldwide, but there is a lot of competition from the u.s. and japan. the makers did not not want to use anything that was historic
CBS
Apr 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
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NBC
Apr 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
could step right in and start this season. comments now from the newest 49er in the gm. >> it's an honor. they traded up to get me. i'm very fortunate to be on such a good d fence. there are a ton of guys that can go and learn from. i just can't wait to get to california to get to work. >> he's a prototype safety in terms of size. you know, he's got good length, long arms, 6'1" plus, 210 pounds. he's got the height, weight, speed that we were looking for at the position. he's smart. he's tough. he's a physical football player. and we really felt he was an all around safety. >> some basketball now. the warriors stef curry sat out practice today. his sprained left ankle was worse than originally thought. he's hopeful he can go tomorrow for game number 3. understatement of the year, they need him in there. and the as starting their series with the orioles. they lost 10-2. but good news, the assess should be back in line up come sunday. that's a look at sports. more news after this. >>> we had one final note tonight. we're losing a key member and a dear friend at nbc bay area. >> for t
NBC
Apr 8, 2013 12:00am PDT
strength in auto sectors, gm, ford, and chrysler reporting their strongest march vehicle sales in five years. sales were boosted by gains in the housing market and construction, which pushed pickup truck sales. the securities and exchange commission has entered a new era. federal regulators now say companies can legally use social media to announce news to investors so long as investors are notified ahead of time. the ruling stands from a posting by netflix ceo reed hastings. last year on his facebook page, the company said it had surpassed one billion viewer hours per month at the time. the monthly jobs report, the big kahuna the markets have been waiting for. what does the number tell us about the economy and where we are and the impact it has on your portfolio. joining me right
PBS
Apr 22, 2013 7:00pm PDT
luxury market. >> the boom has been a missed opportunity for some, and gm is enjoying success with cadillac sales as they are adding for dealerships here and next year, ford will be bringing the lincoln brand to china to begin sales in asia. >> it will be interesting to see how the lincoln does there. it hasz been struggling so much. aren't the numbers amazing. >> they are. and having been there a year ago, you city german brands and a large portion of roles royces. hong kong has the highest level of -- >> you want to make a splash. it's really something over there. >> well, that is it for us tonight, "nightly business report." thank you so much for watching. >> and from me as well. thanks for joining us, have a great evening, we hope to see you tomorrow. "nightly business report" has been brought to you by thestreet.com. our dividend stock adviser guides and helps to generate income during a period of low interest rates. options and profits, helps to guide investors. online, mobile, social media, we are thestreet.com. ) (♪) (♪) daniel mansergh: imagemakers is made possible by
MSNBC
Apr 10, 2013 2:00am PDT
preloaded on the iphone and the ipad. >>> and gm will start running ads on facebook. the move come a year after the automaker pulled its ads just three days before facebook's ipo saying they had little impact on consumers. richard, back to you. >> thank you so much. >>> elsewhere on the street today, what will the feds say and will the dow hold on to the record high? you know, the fed's march meeting minutes are out at 2:00 p.m. ben bernanke says stimulus will continue into the economy improves, not all fed members are onboard. >>> sea world is about to make a splash with an ipo worth $540 million. >>> your check could be in the mail, checks between $300 and $125,000 will begin going out this friday to about eight in ten borrowers wrongly foreclosed on during the mortgage crisis. loan payments could rise dramatically for millions of college students come july unless congress takes action. the interest rate on government subsidized stafford loans is set to double july 1st. >>> washington debates new gun control measures, one pro gun group is giving away free guns, sort of. the group i
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